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Job ID: 179824

Lead Administrative Assistant - Academic
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2022
Title Lead Administrative Assistant - Academic
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Sociology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Administrative Support/Services

Job Summary
Performs a variety of high level and complex administrative support duties and acts as Lead administrative position in an academic department with multiple administrative support positions.

Essential Functions
As the lead administrator of an academic department, coordinates administrative activities of others in the department, resolves and responds to questions as they relate to policies and procedure, serves as personal administrative assistant to a department chair, and assists in the supervision of office personnel. Performs a wide variety of administrative duties, to include (but not limited to): budget tracking and coordination, human resources administration, payroll liaison, coordination of large or complex projects or events, purchasing or vendor/outside agency point of contact, and liaison to other departments. Performs a variety of office support duties, to include (but not limited to): typing and correspondence, filing folders, recordkeeping/compilation/data entry, preparation/processing forms, calendars and scheduling, mail distribution and outgoing mailings, travel/expense vouchers, telephones and greeting, and maintains supplies and inventory or similar duties. Duties will also include scheduling classrooms, entering course information into AU student scheduling system, conducting teaching effectiveness surveys, ordering textbooks, assigning offices, attending faculty meetings and composing minutes; addressing administrative issues related to student academic or financial status.

  • Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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